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of the worst academic test scores in the country. what do you think should be done to better the educational system? >> i think that is an important question, especially for our economy. i want to point out one thing. she posed for sequestration and now says it will not happen. can you imagine that kind of leadership? she goes for the fiscal cliff and now she says it will not happen. let's talk about education. this is the problem i see. we have a department of education in washington. they have 3500 employees that make over $100,000 a year. they are dictating to the school district how to do their jobs. i think that is a shame and it is wrong. i am not talking about closing down the department of education. i have never said that and never will. can we reduce the size of that department of education and get that money down to the school district? i believe the best education for children in nevada comes between parents, teachers, and principles. -- principals. those are who should be making the decisions. >> if i could quickly comment. my opponent mentioned my vote on sequestration. just a
of quality in a child care setting is the training and education of the workforce, if we can up the bar on that. i think there's a lot that can be done. i think that, as far as quality is concerned -- you have about 28 states with a quality rating system. that is a really good thing. it is tough to be a parent. what questions do you ask? what do you look for? i think every parent wants the warm person who is going to be friendly and nice and you can click with because you want somebody who will love your children, but at the same time, the expectation should be if you are in a business with children, there should be other criteria. you should not have a history of violent offenses, so you would be no harm to the child. you should have some minimum training so that what you are doing can nurture the children and, hopefully, put them in a situation better ready to succeed when they start school. unfortunately, as i said, what we have seen from our studies is that is not happening. i want to end with one other thing it is called parents and the high costs of child care. we are not where we
involved, because we're trying to get their money. >> it is a matter of public education, and that is where groups like dave's and other organizations that are trying to beat the drums to get americans to understand what is going on, is that what you feel is most important, educational? >> the first thing, in our country, if i had three wishes -- a strong, moral, ethical base. i had that growing up in the depression. a strong family unit in every home. now the divorce rate is over 50%, right? that is destabilizing. when i grew up in the depression of all times, we had the finest public schools in the world and the one thing a democracy must have is a well- educated population. our public schools are at the bottom of the industrialized world. that is the country. the great state of texas, where i went to schools and had an incredible education, is either 47 or 40 night in the 50 states. that is all our responsibility and we can correct that, but with these problems we face now, that is so fundamental about what we must do now, and we cannot pass that off to a house or senate or the state or
in education. that investment is not limited to more money. it also means getting parents involved. it also means expecting more from everybody along whole education ecosystem, from administrators to policy-makers to teachers come expecting more out of everyone. so what i have on the table in san antonio is basically a 1/8 cent sales tax that will cost the median household in the city $7.81 per year. mind you, every day in texas, it cost $359.81 to keep a juvenile incarceration. what we have on the table is the opportunity to educate more than 22,404-year-olds with -- 22,400 4-year-olds with high quality pre-k. >> i don't believe that taxes are inherently evil. >> that will be tweeted, by the way. [laughter] give them a second. [laughter] >> i do believe that taxes are inherently evil. i'd like them and nobody likes the impaired but it will the voters in san antonio that there is no way to sugarcoat this. i am asking you for this tax increase. more than that, i believe in you. i believe that may put it in front of you, you can make a decision as to whether or not you want to make this inves
on education and the conscientious use of natural resources and on a sustainable production. denied the nation's has had a number of tasks -- united nations has had a number of tasks -- >> we will breakaway shortly and take you back to the house. 6375, h.r. 6215, h.r. 6189, h.r. 6515, h.r. 4347, h.r. 4223, h.r. 4158, h.r. 35 56, h.r. 2706, h.r. 2240, h.r. 2139, h.r. 1791, h.r. 1272. with best wishes i am signed sincerely, karen l. haas. the honorable the speaker, house of representatives, sir. pursuant to the permission granted in clause 2-h of rule 2 of the rules of the u.s. house of representatives, the clerk received the following message from the secretary of the senate on september 24, 2012, at 12:26 p.m. that the senate passed with an amendment h.r. 915. h.r. 2606, h.r. 4850. that the senate passed with amendments h.r. 2453, h.r. 2838, signed, sincerely, karen l. haas. the honorable the speaker, house of representatives. sir, pursuant to the permission granted in clause 2-h of rule 2 of the rules of the u.s. house of representatives, the clerk received the following message from the secr
there tried to figure out how they're going to save for their kids' college educations, and they need a break. look. nobody likes taxes. i would for for that no one pays them including myself. we have to pay the core investments. >> the fact is businesses in america are paying the second highest tax rate of anywhere in the world. our tax rate is 30 5% pish. ireland is 37%. where are companies going to go? we need to cut the business tax rate in america. of all times in america, we need to cut people's taxes. we need to create jobs, and not spread the wealth around. debate is the first of three at the university of the dinner, focusing at domestic policy. the debate begins at 9:00 with live coverage on c-span, c-span radio and c-span.org. the next week a town hall format. all of this live on c-span. we are also bringing you live coverage of congressional debate tonight. tonight the texas senate debate with ted and cruz. then journalists and scholars will be talking about the upcoming debates. it is called a citizen's guide that helps the watch and understand the three presidential debates this
with a comes to primary education. today, every boy and girl between five and 13 years of age as an opportunity for free public school in cropp)? -- the gap between men and women in terms of primary education. we have achieved important programs. we build more than two hundred hospitals and clinics in six years. we have established 140 universities, new public and for universities where we are training engineers every year. we have also achieved progress in access to drinking water and access to information technology. and in access to decent housing. 650,000 is delivered every year to builders. globally, mexico is aware of the fact that progress is uneven. this should not be a reason to abandon our efforts. we must protect the progress we had made and make sure it continues. that is what mexico would suggest we moved toward a second generation that would be universal and measurable. this could involve gender equity, environmental protection, green education, food, an international coordination. this should be a central part of the post-2015 agenda. as far as global warming, it must involve mul
.s. education system. here is a look. >> go to our most elite engineering schools. at one time we had more talented engineer than anyone else. we were discovering everything in the world. now that has all turned around. and it is getting worse by the day. 78% of the people getting ph.d. is in our most elite engineering schools come from either china or india. ok? now, 20% come from all over the world. now i'm up to 90%. that means 2% of the people getting phd's are coming from the united states and our most elite engineering schools. that is a recipe for disaster. we do not ever talk about it, we do not do anything about it, we just let it unravel. >> you can read the article in today's "usa today" about the interview. watch the interview tonight at 9:00 eastern here on c-span. coming up at 1:00, a discussion on how to watch the upcoming presidential debates this wednesday. live coverage once it gets underway. right now, we will hear from another third-party presidential candidate to join us on this morning's "washington journal." what do you bring to the table? >> how about truth for star
of these educational reforms. we need trade that works for america so we can make more things in america and sell them overseas. it is a simple idea. we cannot keep spending money we just do not have. we have got to balance this budget. we have got to get this debt under control. it is our duty to save the american dream for the american children and grandchildren. we have to remember that most of our jobs in this country come from those small businesses, from those successful small businesses in this country. we need to reform hours tax system. we need to acknowledge the idea that if you have a small business, you built that small business. you get the credit for that. the obama economic agenda failed not because it was stopped, but because it past. let's not forget that in his first two years he had full control of government. he got almost everything he wanted. the next two years he spent regulating. this is killing jobs, plaguing our businesses with uncertainty. we had specific ideas to get people back to work, to get the economy growing again, to create jobs, to get job security, to get people ba
in america gets a great education. everybody. education was the gateway of opportunity for me. it is the only reason i am standing here. i was not born to wealth for fame but i got a great education. the same thing for michelle, the same thing for a lot of you. it is the gateway to the middle class. again, we do not talk the talk, we walk the walk. we took on a system that was sending billions of dollars to banks and lenders and we said, why do we need middlemen? we can help keep interest rates low. we can provide more pell grants. that is what we have been fighting for. again, you have a choice because governor romney wants to roll back all that stuff we did. it is a shame. we can gut education to pay for tax breaks for the wealthy or we can decide that in the united states, no child should have her dreams deferred because of an overcrowded classrooms. no family should have to set aside a college except his letter because they do not have the money. -- acceptance letter because they do not have the money. ohio, i am asking you to help me recruit 100,000 new math and science teachers. help me
primary education, safe drinking water, and the fight against hiv/aids. unemployment is a challenge that exists on a global scale. nearly all nations develop or are developing and are grappling with ways to tackle this potential threat to social and economic instability. in ghana, we are dealing with this problem as aggressively as possible by finding solutions that are long term sustainable. this includes a program we will launch to encourage unpeople -- young people to launch their own been businesses and become employers instead of employees. nearly 60% of the continent's entire population is below the age of 35. our youth are not only our future, and they are also our present. in ghana, we have been working to empower our youth and make sure they are not left behind in pool willchanging coo economic and social priorities. ghana is launching programs across various sectors to protect the poor and vulnerable and ensure that the fruits of our economic growth are distributed equitably. under these programs, massive investments have been and are still being made in education, healthc
factors that might increase knowledge, such as closely following the campaign, education, ideology, gender, and the like. it does not establish a causal inference, but increases the likelihood we have the direction of causality correct. we do need to go into a controlled experiment. we will report one of those in the second panel. its conclusion will be the same. fact checking by the flack check model, visual debunking of visual claims, produced the same findings. as a result, we do think that the additional, argument for causal direction is that fact checking sites and the news area on the web, as long as this -- as well as stand-alone websites, can increase public knowledge. with that as a background, it is my pleasure to introduce brooks jackson. the first panel will discuss what it sees as possible and we hope not actual deceptions of the presidential debate. >> thank you. i know the assignment we were given is the title -- fact checkers forecast deceptions. it was not forecast whether or not there will be deceptions. when we put this up to our colleagues and kick it around formally, n
for completing her education or fulfilling hard -- for but the killing her dreams. there are many women and many families -- for fulfilling her dreams. there are many women and families to thrive and do these things and love the children who were not planned very much. i applaud this families, but it can be a difficult circumstance and a barrier for many women. that robs all of us of the potential those women have to contribute amazing accomplishments and amazing ideas to a public discourse if we are not able to hear from them because of these types of barriers. we have seen that has directly over the last few decades, having open and wide access to contraception was something that made an incredible difference to women being able to have careers and being able to hold elected office, being able to be part of the larger public discourse and be ceo's and contribute to our society in that way. it is important we make that option available to all of the women in our communities. we know women who have trouble affording contraception are disproportionately from low- income communities. this is commo
on here. and these gentleman with their educations make it seem like it is really complicated. we have open borders where he illegals came and -- where the legal came in and employers laid off workers and brought the illegals in to take their places. and now a lot of injuries are not even getting reported. and the ones that are, there are no unions there to do anything about it. and it is all about cheap labor, open borders, and america is suffering because of this. host: jirau, tie that into our topic, which is workplace injuries. caller: if you have been illegal immigrants that cannot even understand the language, there is usually an america that is ahead of -- he is the supervisor or the foreman where something. and they are just being shown the basics of the caller: host: job economy -- the basics of the job. host: john mendeloff, do you look at the language barrier? guest: no, we haven't. and the inspectors, too, you can imagine that with the inspectors, if they go in and of the employees began-and the inspector does not, you will imagine that -- and eight employees speak spanish
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